6 Tweaks That Took 10 Minutes Off My Ironman Swim Time

6 Tweaks That Took 10 Minutes Off My Ironman Swim Time

Before applying the 6 tweaks that took 10 minutes off my Ironman swim time I was under the impression that unless you grew up as a swimmer there was no way for a major improvement as an adult. We often hear of those athletes who have an instant advantage in triathlon due to the fact…

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3 FALSE CYCLING BELIEFS THAT STOP NEWBIES FROM FINISHING A TRIATHLON

There are many worries that may prevent you from participating in your first triathlon. Although the fear of swimming is usually at the top of the list for many, worries associated with cycling seem to be a significant factor as well. As children many of us used to ride our bikes and not even think…

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5 Reasons Why You Could Rock A Triathlon

Ironman Training

  We all tend to be afraid of what we don’t know or understand. Even if you don’t think you are triathlete material keep reading to see what type of person is a good fit for this sport. 1. If you already are an organized and structured person who is good at planning and following…

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Free Speed Most Age Group Triathletes Don’t Take Advantage Of

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As triathletes we’re always looking to improve and go faster. We tend to look at how we can upgrade our gear to shave a few seconds off our total time. Or maybe we just keep increasing the intensity in our training to get more fit for race day. Both examples are effective, but many of…

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Cliff English Named Triathlon Coach For Arizona State University

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Former USA Triathlon Elite Coach English Named Triathlon Coachf for ASU Originally Released 10/22/2015 on thesundevils.com Cliff English has been named head coach for Arizona State’s inaugural women’s triathlon team, Vice President for University Athletics Ray Anderson announced Thursday. English, with 15 years of elite-level triathlon coaching experience, including as USA Triathlon’s Elite National Team…

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2015 IRONMAN World Championship NBC Show

FRODO NBC

photo by Nils Nilsen  Watch Jan Frodeno and Daniela Ryf realize their Kona dream. The highly anticipated broadcast of the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro. Originally aired November 14th 2015 on NBC. Visit Ironman.com to learn more about this race.        

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IRONMAN 70.3 SUPERFROG: Beach Gallery

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The 2015 Ironman 70.3 Superfrog got a rep for a rough swim and a difficult beach run, but the challenging course made it up to the athletes with its amazing scenery. The history of the race, location, as well as the military presence made this event extremely meaningful to the athletes as well as spectators. Are…

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Not Just Another Triathlon: Superfrog 70.3

Peter Kadzielawski Running

Right from the check-in on Saturday this race had a different feel. Entering the secured Naval Base and driving by the guards in full military gear gave the Superfrog 70.3 experience a feeling of seriousness I have never experienced at any triathlon. The banners of fallen soldiers and their stories put things in perspective real…

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The Long Ride: Mix It Up

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There Are Two Common Types of Ironman Athletes Some like to ride their bike solo, while others prefer a group to find the support and motivation during their long rides. It is important to identify which one of the two athletes you are so that you can position yourself for optimal race performance. For example,…

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Triathlon Training With Injury

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An injury can happen to anyone, and can easily put a large dent in your training plan execution. It can be mentally challenging going into a race knowing you have missed one of the most important workouts leading up to it. So what can  you do when the damage has been already done? How do…

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